Feb 20, 2015
"We have a deficit of knowledge about the Koreas" in both the academy and public discourse, says Kathy Moon, the SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies and a senior fellow in the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings. In this podcast, Moon, who is also a political science professor at Wellesley College, describes her own journey to becoming a scholar with a focus on Asia and the Koreas; talks about what she observed during her trip to North Korea; explains the sources of North Koreans' national pride; and offers her thoughts on the very serious challenges for Korean reunification.
Also in the podcast, a discussion between John Hudak of Governance Studies and Michael O'Hanlon in Foreign Policy about President Obama's request to Congress for an Authorization for Use of Military Force against ISIS.
- Shared Challenges and Cooperation for Korea, China and the U.S.
- Protesting America: Democracy and the U.S.-Korea Alliance
- Ethnicity and U.S. Foreign Policy: Korean Americans
- Sandalwood Death, by Mo Yan
- The Orphan Master's Son, by Adam Johnson
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